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Project Manager Professional Experience

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
December 28, 2015

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A seasoned leader with over ** years of brand, marketing and communication experience, specializ- ing in strategy and creative/art direction in brand image/positioning, for print and web, marketing tools, packaging and campaigns, integrated communications (for desktop, web and mobile platforms), and product launches, to video, digital media, and events work. Strong conceptualizing and executing capabilities, that are complemented by excellent team, client and technical management skills. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Art Director/Marketing Manager January 1999 to Present DeverFrankian Advertising Communications Milford, MA Provide creative strategy, art/design direction for agency specializing in direct response, POP, web development and print advertising. Serve as project manager supervising teams of freelance and staff designers. Project estimating and managing of final budgets. Run studio-wide network and system infrastructure, maintain vendor relationships, manage all print buying, supervise photography shoots, print production and all press runs.

Clients include: SYLVANIA Lighting, Thermo Fisher, Staples, FIRST Robotics, Fidelity Investments, Hypertherm, Kendall Healthcare, Walker Magnetics, Vaisala, Valpey Fisher, Data General, Wright Line. Freelance Art Director/Designer November 1997 to January 1999 Donovan Group Northboro, MA

Strategy development, design, production and campaign implementation for clients’ Newsletter Program. Developed marketing collateral and advertising for existing clients. Clients included: Fidelity Investments, UMASS Medical School, Bancroft School, Cabot Stains, MARKEM.

Art Director April 1998 to November 1998

Smith Korch Inc. Worcester, MA

Provided art direction and graphic design for small agency. Emphasis in corporate identification programs, collateral materials and direct mail campaigns. Extensive client interface and vendor management. Developed and implemented work flow, tracking and billing processes. Maintained studio networks and system infrastructure.

Clients included: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, HealthAmerica, Connecticare65, CVS Pharmacies, Norton Company


54 Edgewood Drive

Holden, MA 01520



508 . 667 . 4881

Design Services Director/Production September1996 to April 1998 Addison Wesley Longman Reading, MA

Worked within the Corporate and Professional Publishing Group. Involved overseeing design of professional and College book covers and interiors, as well as creating advertising and marketing collateral for very busy marketing department. Supervise press runs and maintain close contact with all specialty vendors. Jr. Art Director/Co-Op Program November 1994 to September 1996 Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopolous Boston, MA

Worked with a talented creative team responsible for creating and producing award winning advertising for such clients as John Hancock Insurance, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Sony, Lotus, and Spalding Golf. Assisted creative director with conceptualizing, design, layout and client presentation of materials.

Clients included: John Hancock Insurance, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Sony, Lotus, Buick, AutoNation USA and Spalding Golf


Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA

Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications media SKILLS

Proficient in InDesign, QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat. Experienced with Multi-Ad, Ad Send, Freehand, Cyber Studio as well as Web design/development programs including Adobe GoLive, Dreamweaver and Beyond Press. WORKSHOPS

Adobe Seminars in Advanced Illustrator and Photoshop Programs. Participant in AIGA, MacWorld and Seybold Seminars. References and Portfolio available upon request.

54 Edgewood Drive

Holden, MA 01520


508 . 667 . 4881



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